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Ana is a dance teacher and choreographer based in Manila, Philippines. She runs A Dance Company in Manila and is also the organizer for the Manila Boracay Latin Dance Festival. Her expertise includes: Latin American Ballroom, Salsa, Belly Dancing & Samba.

Ana was professionally trained and entered the competitive dance circuit in 1999 at The Philippine DanceSport Competition. Her talents were immediately recognized and she began to consistently dominate and fight her way to the top for the next seven years at competitions across southeast Asia.

In 2006 she decided to focus more of her attention on her professional career as an instructor. She worked for the next five years as a choreographer for ABC 5’s Shall We Dance, Philippines while simultaneously being the main physical fitness consultant for several large multinationals companies based in Manila.

Ana is now hooked on salsa and her style of teaching and performing has given her a chance to join and perform at several Salsa festivals and congresses such as: Hong Kong Salsa Festival 2011 & 2012, China Salsa Festival 2011, Salsa Bangkok 2011.

Her most recent achievements include being the founder of A Dance Company Manila and the Suzy Q Dance Studio. She is currently organizing The Manila Boracay Latin Dance Festival.